Summary: Press briefing by PAGASA on typhoon Pablo, December 3, 2012, 6 p.m.

PAGASA said Typhoon Pablo has maintained its strength and is now threatening the eastern seaboard of Mindanao where the provinces of Davao Oriental and Surigao del Sur are located. It is expected to make landfall at 4:00 in the morning tomorrow, December 4, 2012.

Typhoon strength

Maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center
Gustiness up to 210kph
Movement/ Speed – West West 26kph

Forecast Positions:

Tuesday afternoon:
expected to be in the vicinity of Cagayan de Oro City

Wednesday afternoon:
110 km Southwest of Iloilo City

Thursday afternoon:
330 km West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro

Storm signals

Robert Sawi:

Signal #3

(Winds of 101-185kph is expected in at least 18 hrs.)

Surigao del Norte including Siargao
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Provinces
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
Davao del Norte including Samal Island

Signal #2

(Winds of 61-100 kph is expected within the next 24 hours)

Southern Leyte
Southern Cebu
Negros Oriental
Misamis Occidental
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
North Cotabato
Zamboanga del Norte

Signal #1

(Winds of 45-60kph is expected within the next 36 hours)

Northern Palawan incl. Calamian Grp. Of Islands and Cuyo Island
Eastern Samar
Western Samar
Leyte incl. Biliran
Negros Occidental
Rest of Cebu incl. Camotes Is.
Zamboanga del Sur
Sultan Kudarat
South Cotabato

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